Tsintsadze (left) against Poland in 2013
February 7, 1986|
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
|Listed height||6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m)|
|Listed weight||198 lb (90 kg)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|2004–2005||CSK VVS Samara|
|2005||Ural Great Perm|
|2016||Rouen Métropole Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
Giorgi Tsintsadze (Georgian: გიორგი ცინცაძე) is a Georgian professional basketball player for Politehnica Iași of the Romanian League. Giorgi is native of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. He is also a member of the Georgian national basketball team since 2004.
He has played for CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Moscow prior to transferring to Rock Tartu in Estonia. In 2009, after three successful seasons in Tartu, he signed with the Greek League team AS Trikala 2000. Trikala released him on December 11, 2009 upon his own request. He then moved to Ukrainian SuperLeague team BC Donetsk. After the team bankrupted Tsindsadze went to Poland in March 2010 and signed for Trefl Sopot until the end of the season. For the 2010–11 season he returned to Estonia to play for Tartu Ülikool/Rock. Tsintsadze then went to his native Georgia for one season. In 2012 he signed with Budivelnyk Kiev of the Ukrainian SuperLeague. In September 2013, he returned to his former team BC Donetsk. In the summer 2014, Tsintsadze signed with Macedonian basketball team MZT Skopje. On October 31, 2014, he parted ways with MZT. In November 2014, he returned to Georgia and signed with MIA Academy for the rest of the season. On September 15, 2015, he signed with French club BCM Gravelines. In December 2015, he left Gravelines. On January 4, 2016, he signed with Rouen Métropole Basket for the rest of the 2015–16 LNB Pro A season.
Honours and titles
- 2003–04 Russian Basketball Super League (CSKA Moscow)
- 2005–06 ULEB Cup (Dynamo Moscow)
- 2006–07 Estonian League (Tartu Ülikool/Rock)
- 2007–08 Estonian League (Tartu Ülikool/Rock)
- 2010–11 BBL Cup (Tartu Ülikool/Rock)
- 2010–11 Estonian Cup (Tartu Ülikool/Rock)
- 2012–13 Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague (BC Budivelnyk)
- "Trikala released Giorgi Tsintsadze". Talkbasket.net. 12 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with BC Donetsk". Sportando.net. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- "MZT Skopje sign Marko Pajic and Georgi Tsintsadze". Sportando.com. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Giorgi Tsintsadze leaves MZT Skopje". Eurobasket.com. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Giorgi Tsintsadze moved to MIA Academy". Eurobasket.com. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
- "Gravelines-Dunkerque announces George Tsintsadze". Sportando.com. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
- Gravelines-Dunkerque to part ways with Giorgi Tsintsadze, to sign Tyrone Brazelton
- Giorgi Tsintsadze signs with Rouen Metro Basket